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Delhi Police SI kills woman colleague, shoots self

New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a Delhi Police woman sub-inspector was shot dead by a male sub-inspector (PSI Dipanshu Rathi) , who later committed suicide on Friday night, a senior official told on Saturday. Police found his body in a car in Sonipat on Saturday morning. It is believed that Dipanshu committed suicide with the same pistol from which he had killed the female policeman in the night. Preeti and Dipanshu joined Delhi Police in 2018.

Identification was done through CCTV footage

On Friday night, 26-year-old sub-inspector Preeti Ahlawat was shot dead by someone while walking out of the metro station. Police found empty kiosks of bullets at the scene. CCTV footage installed outside the metro station to catch the attacker was investigated. Seeing these, the police started searching for the accused.

Additional Commissioner of Police S.D. Mishra (Rohini district) said: “Both the sub-inspectors were deployed in Bhajanpura police station area of North-East Delhi. The woman was a probationary sub-inspectors of 2010 batch while the murderer belonged to the same grade of 2018 batch.”

Mishra said: “The investigations revealed that they were in a relationship long time back but had separated some time ago. But even after ending the relationship, Dipanshu was following the woman officer. However, she was reluctant to talk to him.”

“The woman was living in a rented accommodation in Rohini. On Friday night, when she was walking home from the metro station, Dipanshu shot her dead. Thereafter, when we were trying to trace the accused with the help of his mobile phone”s location, we found his dead body in Murthal area of Sonipat in his car,” he said.The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, Mishra added.

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